Attorney General Jack Conway http://wkms.org en Conway: Americans for Prosperity Plan to 'Buy' Ky. House http://wkms.org/post/conway-americans-prosperity-plan-buy-ky-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway says the growing influence of a national conservative&nbsp;</span>501(c)(4) group<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in Kentucky suggests that out-of-state donors will try to help Republicans gain control of the state House.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:40:50 +0000 Jonathan Meador 41920 at http://wkms.org Conway: Americans for Prosperity Plan to 'Buy' Ky. House Edelen Sets June Deadline for Governor's Race Decision http://wkms.org/post/edelen-sets-june-deadline-governors-race-decision <p>Kentucky’s state auditor, Adam Edelen, says he’ll announce in June whether he’ll be a candidate for governor next year.</p><p>The Democrat&nbsp;<a href="http://mycn2.com/politics/running-mates-and-announcement-dates-what-s-next-politically-for-adam-edelen">discussed his timetable on&nbsp;Insight Cable’s "Pure Politics."</a></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 20:29:03 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 40864 at http://wkms.org Edelen Sets June Deadline for Governor's Race Decision Former Caregiver Charged with Reckless Homicide http://wkms.org/post/former-caregiver-charged-reckless-homicide <p>A former caregiver at a Medicaid-funded facility was charged with one count of reckless homicide by a Graves County jury.&nbsp;Alan Warner was caring for a resident at a Community Alternatives facility in Hickory, Kentucky when he allegedly failed to follow his training and improperly treated a resident who lost consciousness, eventually resulting in the resident’s death.</p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 12:01:51 +0000 Troy Taylor 40548 at http://wkms.org Former Caregiver Charged with Reckless Homicide Jack Conway and Sannie Overly Offer Few Details In Gubernatorial Campaign Launch http://wkms.org/post/jack-conway-and-sannie-overly-offer-few-details-gubernatorial-campaign-launch <p></p><p>During their campaign's first press conference as a &nbsp;gubernatorial ticket, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and his running mate, House Majority Caucus Chair Sannie Overly on Tuesday emphasized a focus on early childhood education. Wed, 07 May 2014 01:27:15 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40388 at http://wkms.org Jack Conway and Sannie Overly Offer Few Details In Gubernatorial Campaign Launch Jack Conway is (Officially) Running for Kentucky Governor, and Sannie Overly is His Running Mate http://wkms.org/post/jack-conway-officially-running-kentucky-governor-and-sannie-overly-his-running-mate-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway officially announced in a video press release on Tuesday his candidacy for governor, adding that he has tapped House Democratic Caucus Chair Rep.&nbsp;</span>Sannie<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> Overly, D-Paris, as his running mate.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 15:54:20 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40369 at http://wkms.org Jack Conway is (Officially) Running for Kentucky Governor, and Sannie Overly is His Running Mate MSU Transfer Credit Could Be Available for Mid-Continent Students; AG Conway Pledges Support http://wkms.org/post/msu-transfer-credit-could-be-available-mid-continent-students-ag-conway-pledges-support <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATE: 3:10 p.m.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has pledged his support to students affected by the shutdown of Mid-Continent University.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:19:17 +0000 Rob Canning & John Null 39931 at http://wkms.org MSU Transfer Credit Could Be Available for Mid-Continent Students; AG Conway Pledges Support Gov. Beshear Explains Decision to Appeal Same-sex Marriage Ruling http://wkms.org/post/gov-beshear-explains-decision-appeal-same-sex-marriage-ruling <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Steve </span>Beshear<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says his appeal of a judge's order to recognize same-sex marriages is meant to clarify the law.</span></p><p>Beshear acknowledges that marriage equality supporters are disappointed with his decision to mount an appeal, even though Attorney General Jack Conway has opted not to.</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:13:48 +0000 Jonathan Meador 39085 at http://wkms.org Gov. Beshear Explains Decision to Appeal Same-sex Marriage Ruling Conway Defends Same-Sex Marriage Decision http://wkms.org/post/conway-defends-same-sex-marriage-decision <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last month, U.S. District Court Judge John </span>Heyburn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ruled that the state’s ban on gay marriage violated the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution, effectively allowing out-of-state same-sex marriages to be recognized in Kentucky.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In an emotional press conference yesterday, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that his office would not appeal </span>Heyburn’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> decision, saying that to do so would be to “defend discrimination.”</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:42:09 +0000 Jonathan Meador 39058 at http://wkms.org Conway Defends Same-Sex Marriage Decision AG Conway Offers to Assist With Pilot Hemp Project http://wkms.org/post/ag-conway-offers-assist-pilot-hemp-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is offering to assist hemp supporters as the state prepares for the start of a hemp-growing pilot program this year. &nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; text-indent: 48px;">The pilot projects were made possible by the passage of the United States Farm Bill that was signed into law by the President on Feb. 7.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:33:20 +0000 The Associated Press 38702 at http://wkms.org AG Conway Offers to Assist With Pilot Hemp Project UPG Resumes Deliveries of Pre-Paid Propane http://wkms.org/post/upg-resumes-deliveries-pre-paid-propane <p>Paducah-based United Propane Gas resumed deliveries to its pre-paid residential customers Thursday morning, after a shortage brought on by freezing temperatures, increased propane exports and other factors.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:00:48 +0000 John Null 38682 at http://wkms.org UPG Resumes Deliveries of Pre-Paid Propane